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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2009
Although the principles of critical care are universal in all species, veterinarians face a unique set of challenges when dealing with small mammals.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2009
One of the main reasons for neutering exotic pet mammals is to control reproduction.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2009
Although the principles of examination and care are universal in all species, familiarity with normal anatomy is essential in recognizing abnormal conditions.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2009
Fractures in small mammals generally involve the femur, tibia, and occasionally the humerus.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2009
One of the more common abnormal presentations of disease in rabbits is a head tilt, which is often accompanied by nystagmus and circling.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2009
Endotracheal intubation is the placement of a tube that extends from the oral cavity into the trachea.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2009
Pneumonia is a common presenting complaint in exotic companion mammals.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2009
Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the mammalian body, and the major component of bones and teeth.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2009
Rabbits, chinchillas, and guinea pigs are monogastric, hind-gut fermenters; all have a functional cecum and require a high-fiber diet.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2009
Rabbits and rodents are popular pets in urban society because they require little space, are relatively easy to care for, and are a species with which the client can develop a bond.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2009
Anorexia is a common presenting complaint and dental disease should be considered in any rabbit that presents for anorexia.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2009
One of the main reasons for neutering exotic pet mammals is to control reproduction.
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FIRSTLINE: Jan 01, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
Starting in 2009, Petco will only arrange rabbit adoptions, not sales.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2008
Normal and abnormal radiographs of a variety of conditions in the pet rabbit will be presented.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2008
Rabbits with respiratory disease may present with a variety of clinical signs.